Hove café owner claims he is victim of a ‘witch hunt’

A Hove café owner was the victim of a “witch hunt”, his solicitor told a council licensing panel today (Monday 8 April). Emad Abdolkhani wants to open an Iranian-style deli called Persia, in Church Road, Hove, but faced objections from neighbours and a councillor. Mr Abdolkhani...

Lottery cash helps fund Brighton church restoration

Heritage Lottery money could help return a listed church to its medieval splendour. Restoration work to remove two layers of concrete render from the 12th century All Saints Church, in Church Hill, Patcham, has taken four years so far. A successful £100,000 bid from the Heritage...

Boy taken to hospital after accident on ride at the Palace Pier

A teenage boy has been taken to hospital after an accident on a ride at the Palace Pier in Brighton this afternoon (Monday 8 April). The accident happened at about 3pm when a piece came loose on a ride called Air Race. Ambulance crews and firefighters from Roedean were sent to...
Posted On 08 Apr 2019 at 5:39 pm

Date expected to be set for Shoreham air crash inquest at hearing in July

A date for the inquest into the deaths of 11 men at the Shoreham air show is likely to be set at a hearing in July. West Sussex coroner Penelope Schofield told the families today (Monday 8 April): “I will do everything I can to get the inquest listed as soon as possible and find...
Posted On 08 Apr 2019 at 5:31 pm

Sussex lose opener to Leicestershire by seven wickets

Leicestershire won by 7 wickets Leicestershire made a winning start to their Specsavers County Championship campaign with a seven-wicket victory over Sussex at Hove. Half-centuries from captain Paul Horton and Championship debutant Hasan Azad set things up before Australian Mark...

Brighton bike share scheme marks a million miles with 120 more bikes

The Brighton bike share scheme is expanding with 120 more of the distinctive light blue bicycles expected to be in use this month. The expansion – to 570 bikes – comes as the operators were celebrating a million miles of cycling since the Brighton scheme started on Friday 1...
Posted On 08 Apr 2019 at 1:29 pm